Moms and Dads everywhere are snapping photos of their child’s first smile, laugh, wave, and the big one – steps! We’d call these moments milestones in a child’s life, and the same probably goes for the parents, too.
The CDC.gov website provides an impressive list of milestones for children ages two months to five years old. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the top ones focusing on children ages 2-12 months.
Begins to smile
Can hold up own head
Copies some movements/facial expressions
Babbles with expression
Lets you know if they’re happy or sad
Responds to own name
Brings things to mouth
Stands holding on
Uses simple gestures (waves, shakes head)
Says “mama” or “dada”
Sits without help
For the complete list of milestones, click here.
Written by our Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Taylor Bell